Menzies Aviation selected for ground handling in Peru

Menzies Aviation
Menzies Aviation

Edinburgh headquarted Menzies Aviation has been selected by Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport to provide ground handling services.

The eight year contract will see Menzies engage in local recruitment programme to match the expected demand for its services from the 25 passenger airlines that use the airport.

The airport is operated by Lima Airport Partners (LAP) and serves as Peru’s main gateway as well as a gateway to South America, providing access to more than 62 destinations. It is also a major hub for LATAM Peru.

Philipp Joeinig, Group CEO, Menzies Aviation said: “Over the past decade, we have demonstrated our commitment to strategic growth in the region, with Jorge Chavez International Airport in Peru becoming our 134th airport in 14 countries in the Americas. Today’s announcement is credit to a truly collaborative effort between our teams in the Americas, Europe and on the ground in Lima. We look forward to returning to Peru after 17 years to build a trusted partnership with Lima Airport Partners (LAP) and working with many of our airline partners who currently operate at the airport.”

Menzies was succesfull in the bidding procerss largely thanks to its “Electric First” approach to its Ground Support Equipment helping airports to reduce their carbon emissions and work towards net-zero.

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